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Compare Audi S8 D3 vs Audi S7 C7

Reviews

Neo score
80%
77%
Pros
  • Great multi-link suspension setup all-around
  • High-sprung V10 engine
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
  • Great suspension setup
  • Fast 7-speed DCT
  • Torquey V8TT engine
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Questionable styling
  • No more manual transmission
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Questionable long-term reliability
  • Question mark on long-term reliability

Price

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Capacity

Cargo Capacity
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft
535 L / 18.9 cu-ft ~ 1390 L / 49.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
15.6 L / 16.5 qt
12.0 L / 12.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
8.3 L / 8.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
90.0 L / 23.8 gal
75.0 L / 19.8 gal
Passengers
5
4
Payload
600 kg / 1323 lbs
610 kg / 1345 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Tire Size
265/35 R20
255/40 R19
Turning Circle
12.1 m / 39.7 ft
11.9 m / 39.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
5-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
120 mm / 4.7 in
Size | Height
1424 mm / 56.1 in
1408 mm / 55.4 in
Size | Length
5062 mm / 199.3 in
4980 mm / 196.1 in
Size | Width
1897 mm / 74.7 in
1911 mm / 75.2 in | 2139 mm / 84.2 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1620.0 mm / 63.8 in
1641.0 mm / 64.6 in
Track Width | Rear
1607.0 mm / 63.3 in
1632.0 mm / 64.3 in
Weight
1940.0 kg / 4277.0 lbs
1945.0 kg / 4288.0 lbs
Wheel Size
9J x 20
8.5J x 19
Wheelbase
2944 mm / 115.9 in
2916 mm / 114.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.1 sec
4.7 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.8 sec
4.5 sec
CO2 Emission
314 g/km
225 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.286
0.29
Fuel Economy
13.2 L/100km / 17.8 MPG (combined) | 19.5 L/100km / 12.1 MPG (urban) | 9.5 L/100km / 24.8 MPG (highway)
9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (combined) | 13.4 L/100km / 17.6 MPG (urban) | 7.5 L/100km / 31.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 5
Engine
BSM
CEUC
Engine | Bore
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
12.5:1
10.1:1
Engine | Displacement
5.2 L / 317.6 cu-in / 5204.0 cc
4.0 L / 243.7 cu-in / 3993.0 cc
Engine | Power
450.0 hp / 335.6 kW @ 7000 rpm
420.0 hp / 313.2 kW @ 5500-6400 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
86.5 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
105.2 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
92.8 mm / 3.7 in
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
540 Nm / 398.3 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 1400-5200 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V10 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic Tiptronic
DCT S-tronic

Production

Availability
2006 ~ 2010
2012 ~ 2014
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